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" gave this great island to his red children ; he placed the whites on the other side of the big water; they were not contented with their own, but came to take ours from us. They have driven us from the sea to the lakes : we can go no further. "
Life of Andrew Jackson - Page 404
by James Parton - 1879
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Elkswatawa: Or, The Prophet of the West. A Tale of the Frontier ...

James Strange French, Timothy Flint - History - 1836
...all the lands in the west, were the common property of all the tribes. " The Great Spirit," said he, "gave this great island to his red children ; he placed...driven us from the sea to the lakes ; — we can go no farther. They have taken upon them to say, ' this tract belongs to the Miamies, this to the Delawares...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 29

1844
...this great island to his red children ; be placed the whites on the other side of the big waters ; they were not contented with their own, but came to...driven us from the sea to the lakes, we can go no farther. They hnve taken upon them to soy this tract belongs to the Miamis, this to the Delawares,...
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Life of Tecumseh: and of his brother the Prophet; with a historical sketch ...

Benjamin Drake - History - 1850 - 227 pages
...and cease to make any further settlement to the north and west. " The Great Spirit" continued he, " gave this great island to his red children ; he placed...say, this tract belongs to the Miamis, this to the Dela wares, and so on ; but the Great Spirit intended it as the common property of us all. Our father...
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Life of Tecumseh, and of His Brother the Prophet: With a Historical Sketch ...

Benjamin Drake - Shawnee Indians - 1856 - 235 pages
...and cease to make any further settlement to the north and west. " The Great Spirit" continued he, " gave this great island to his red children ; he placed...taken upon them to say, this tract belongs to the Miarnis, this to the Delawares, and so on ; but the Great Spirit intended it as the common property...
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History of the Indian Tribes of Hudson's River: Their Origin, Manners and ...

Edward Manning Ruttenber - Indians of North America - 1872 - 415 pages
...of his great prototype, King Philip. From tribe to tribe he passed, declaring : " The Great Spirit gave this great island to his red children ; he placed...no further. They have taken upon them to say this land belongs to the Miamis, this to the Delawares, and so on ; but the Great Spirit intended it as...
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Tecumseh and the Shawnee Prophet: Including Sketches of George Rogers Clark ...

Edward Eggleston, Elizabeth Eggleston Seelye - Indians of North America - 1878 - 332 pages
...The Great Spirit," said Tecumseh, " gave this great island to his red children ; he placed the white* on the other side of the big water. They were not...them to say this tract belongs to the Miamis, this the Delswares, and so on ; but the Great Spirit intended it as the common property of all. Our father...
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Tecumseh and the Shawnee Prophet: Including Sketches of George Rogers Clark ...

Edward Eggleston, Elizabeth Eggleston Seelye - Indians of North America - 1878 - 332 pages
...The Great Spirit," said Tecumseh, " gave this great island to his red children; he placed the white" on the other side of the big water. They were not...us. They have driven us from the sea to the lakes: w '•an go no further. They have taken upon them to say this tract belongs to the Miamis, this the...
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Tecumseh and the Shawnee Prophet: Including Sketches of George Rogers Clark ...

Edward Eggleston, Elizabeth Eggleston Seelye - Indians of North America - 1878 - 332 pages
...Great Spirit," said Tecumseh, " gave this N great island to his red children ; he placed the white* on the other side of the big water. They were not...us. They have driven us from the sea to the lakes : wr <-an go no further. They have taken upon them to say this tract belongs to the Miamis, this the...
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Historic Notes on the Northwest

Hiram Williams Beckwith - Northwest, Old - 1879 - 304 pages
...western country were the common property of all the tribes. The Great Spirit," said Tecumseh, "gave this island to his red children. He placed the whites on...driven us from the sea to the lakes — we can go no farther. They have taken upon them to say this tract is the Miami's, this is the Delaware's, and so...
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A Discourse on the Aborigines of the Ohio Valley: In which the Opinions of ...

William Henry Harrison - Indians of North America - 1883 - 95 pages
...abandon all idea of making settlements further to the north and westward. "The Great Spirit," said he. "gave this great island to his red children; he placed...lakes; we can go no further. They have taken upon themselves to say this tract belongs to the Miamis, this to the Delawares, etc.; but the Great Spirit...
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